My Life with the Wave Characters

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The police call the Captain and tell him the narrator is a poisoner. The Captain calls in three agents to arrest the narrator.

The Children

On the train, where the narrator has secretly stored the wave in the water fountain tank, some children try to drink from the fountain, but the narrator blocks their way and offers to buy them lemonade instead. He is later accused of trying to poison the children by contaminating the water.

The Conductor

After he is told that the narrator has contaminated the water in the fountain, the Conductor of the train calls upon the Inspector.

The Fish

When the wave complains of loneliness, the narrator installs a colony of fish in the house. The fish soon monopolize the wave's attentions, and the narrator regards them from the perspective of a jealous lover: "It was not without jealousy that I watched them...

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